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The Party Continued

One would almost think that my Bride and I are still teenagers from my recounting a day that started with a brunch and Mimosas that ended up a pool party and appetizers, but there is more to the day.  Actually, … Continue reading

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Tortoise Creek Mission Grove Pinot Noir

I recently picked up the from the Fine Wine Source Wine Club, the Tortoise Creek “Mission Grove” Pinot Noir 2017.  Tortoise Creek is part of the much larger Masterwines group which currently has six labels.  Masterwines was started by Mel … Continue reading

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The Village

Officially it is The Village at Grand Traverse Commons and I really wanted to see this place and perhaps get a bite to eat, before a few more wine tastings, I mean sometimes I really have tunnel-vision or so it … Continue reading

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Old Mission Tavern

After stopping at five wineries on the Old Mission Peninsula and having drove from Bay Harbor after lunch, we had worked up an appetite.  Logistically while we were plotting out the day, we discovered this restaurant maybe half way up … Continue reading

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A Cocktail Reception

Our accommodations at the Inn at Bay Harbor reminded me of other resorts that we had stayed at, as it appears that one can own the rooms and allow the hotel to lease them when you are not using them.  … Continue reading

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A Merlot and a Cab

There is just always something fun about tasting wines and I have two more to discuss from the last time that I was at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  A good wine shop is just like finding a … Continue reading

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Bos Wines

I don’t know about you, but when I see a new winery to me, and that almost occurs daily, my brain tends to do free association links.  While I was at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan picking up my … Continue reading

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